For Live 9 beta testers on Mac : can you open multiple projects with live 9 ?

Up till now, Live on Mac didn't have the option to have multiple project files open at the same time - which really disturbs my workflow, since from time to time I get a really interesting "side idea" which does not belong to the current project, and ideally could quickly be registered in a seperate (new) project, without interrupting the creative flow (by having to close the current project, opening a new one, save that, close that, re-opening ...).

This option has been available to Windows users of Ableton Live.


Is it be available in Live 9 on Mac ?


(if not, I'll either have to start using a windows pc - omg - or start using a different DAW, it's that disturbing !)


thx for the feedback !!!


medman 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Near Earth Object
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    I've read on several forums that it is already possible to open multiple instances of Live on a Mac. Go to the folder that contains the Live program, copy that file, and you can open different instances.

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • wackazong
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    Open Terminal, type

    open -n /Applications/Ableton\ Live\ 9\

    Repeat as many times as needed.

    25 days ago | 0 comments
  • myarnell
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    @wackazong i did this, but noticed that no plugins, packs, etc. are not available in the other instances. 

    17 days ago | 0 comments

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